Gary gives a quick update on how things are progressing out at The Farm after the recent rains.
This week we were able to accomplish..
- install the CCF Brands sponsored University of Arkansas Poultry Project & are hoping to have chicken on site within the week.
- plant approx. 200 blackberry plants
- repair washout and erosion from recent storms
- maintenance on existing crops, pick up rocks
- have a blast
It was also our first week at the Bentonville Farmer’s Market on the Bentonville Square and we had a lot of visitors we were able to tell the story to. Make sure you stop by and meet Rachel next Saturday!
We also had the privilege of having the Barioli’s Pizzaria 11/12 year old Little League Baseball team at The Farm today. They got their hands dirty, planted over 200 blackberry pushes, picked up a ton of rocks & were an incredible help. Coach Jason tells a little bit of their story…
For more information on how you can participate at The Farm, serving at The Farmer’s Market or purchase a Harvest Share Subscription, please visit The Farm initiative website.
Special thanks to students from The University of Arkansas Volunteer Action Center for investing their time and energy at The Farm. Here is a little bit of their story and why they’ve chosen to serve the Community at The Farm.
For more information on The Farm or how you can become involved, please visit The Farm initiative page.
With such diligence, ease, and creativity, Hippie Dave perfected the art of making breakfast burritos tonight at the camp for dinner for everyone. I heard they were delicious…sadly, I am allergic to eggs. Before I continue, there is a need for a little apology. An apology for not posting for a little while. We update [...]
Special thanks to the Teen Action & Support Center for truly investing their energy into The Farm.
We have been blessed by this group since the beginning of The Farm season last year & they continue to pile such love and support onto this project. We could not do it without them.
Here are a few pictures from last weekend of TASC getting their hands dirty.